TO Those Whom are saved by Jesus....

Discussion in 'Religion and Ethics' started by -Cp, Aug 28, 2006.

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    And no, I didn't say "to Christians" on purpose - last time I did that all sorts of folks posted with a false pretense of what being a Christian really is...

    Anyway.... I was wondering if any of you have noticed Bono's (U2), CoXisT armband?

    He says "Jesus, Jew, Mohammed, all true. Jesus, Jew, Mohammed, all true."

    Apparently he was saying, "Jesus, Jew, Mohammed, it's true...all sons of Abraham." And Bono's call to coexistance was more of a plea for the people of the world's 3 major religions to stop killing each other, instead of a call to radical universalism.

    Anyone here Saved by Grace think he's into the concept of Universalism or?
     
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    I hadn't noticed Bono's armband until you pointed it out. Not exactly sure what you mean by "Universalism," but I think Bono seems to be saying that Christianity, Judaism, and Islam are all equally true and valid religions. And from that, I assume that he is calling all to live peacefully.
     
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    Take it to PM. I'm in no mood to have you mess up an otherwise good thread.
     
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    Tells me he's neither Christian, Jew, or Muslim.
     
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    I think it says: Respect each others right to believe whatever they want to believe, so leave em alone cuz NO ONE knows for sure. They're arrogant ass hell if they think they do, and it is a major cause of war.
     
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    The only way to believe ANY of those three is to confess how that particular 'path' is the only TRUE way to God.
     
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    All three do, don't they?
     
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    All three lead to God? No. Only Christ-centered Christianty leads to God.
     
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    I think that's kind of his point... If you claim to believe any ONE of those three religions, you will believe that this is the ONLY path to salvation. Thus, if you believe they are all equally true or valid, you cannot be an adherent to any ONE of those faiths.
     
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    Two things:

    Firstly - what the heck is WRONG with people who can't simply abide by ONE consideration? -Cp was asking for 'Born-again' people to share THEIR perspectives. Wow...

    2ndly -

    My opinion (based upon Scripture) is the only opinion which matters when it comes to my Spiritual Destination. AND the fact that it IS my opinion doesn't change the fact that it's an absolute truth.
     

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